Vamoose! A Pocket Money Puffin by Meg Rosoff

Vamoose! A Pocket Money Puffin

Written by Meg Rosoff

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Prize-winning author Meg Rosoff’s Vamoose!, a brilliant black comedy on the ups and downs of having any new baby but especially one who is different, is a gem. When a teen mum gives birth to a moose she and her partner have to listen to loads of patronising advice from well meaning officials. Much of what Rosoff parodies is a commentary on society’s current obsession with creating perfect and high achieving children. It is hilarious and thought provoking. This is just one of a number of Pocket Money Puffins. To view others click here.


Vamoose! A Pocket Money Puffin by Meg Rosoff

This is a very funny, tongue-in-cheek story for older readers all about what happens when a sweet and innocent young couple give birth to a happy, bouncing, and utterly adorable little...moose! It is a Pocket Money Puffin for teens by award-winning author, Meg Rosoff.

About the Author

Meg Rosoff

Meg Rosoff grew up in a suburb of Boston and moved to London in 1989. She spent ffteen years working in advertising before writing her frst novel, How I Live Now, which has sold over one million copies in thirty-six territories. It won the Guardian Children’s Prize and the Printz Award in the US and was made into a flm. Her subsequent six novels have been awarded or shortlisted for, among others, the Carnegie Medal and the National Book Award. Meg’s latest book is Jonathan Unleashed. Meg lives in London with her husband, their daughter and their dogs.

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Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

6th May 2010




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